Tatiana Koleva is recognised as a virtuoso, a versatile and innovative Marimba and Percussion artist, Tatiana Koleva has premiered over 90 works created especially for her own solo and ensemble projects. Born in Bulgaria, currently Koleva combines her extensive concert agenda with a teaching position at the Prince Claus Conservatory / Hanze University, Groningen – The Netherlands.
She is the founder and artistic director of the award winning formation ‘Youth Percussion Pool’ – an educational and performing platform for young professionals, as well as of the new festival event ‘Amsterdam Marimba Weekend’.
Tatiana Koleva has won multiple awards in various international competitions, such as the Gaudeamus International Interpreters Competition, Rotterdam, and the Kranichstein Musikpreks, Darmstadt, Germany. In 2010 she received the prestigious prize ‘Musician of the Year 2009’ by the National Radio and the audience in Bulgaria, and her Youth Percussion Pool was awarded “Ensemble of the Year 2012” in the same contest.
Koleva has given clinics, master classes and performed in major concert halls throughout Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Jordan and Mexico. She has recorded for NovaLinia Records (her own label), Decca, New World Records, Attacca, Unsounds, Mode Record, Wergo, BVHAAST, Etcetera and more.
Tatiana Koleva is a Concorde Marimba and Innovative-Percussion Artist.
Tatiana Koleva is represented by Impulse Art Management, Amsterdam / Martijn Jacobus, www.impulseartmanagement.nl